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†subfamily Pleurocystitinae Ulrich and Kirk 1911

Rhombifera - Pleurocystitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 288829

Parent taxon: Pleurocystitidae according to C. D. Sumrall and J. Sprinkle 1995

Sister taxa: Deltacystinae, Henicocystinae, Hillocystis

Subtaxa: Amecystis, Pleurocystites, Praepleurocystis, Pygecystis, Turgidacystis

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Type: Pleurocystites

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder